Friday, June 5, 2009

Ventura Tree Swallows

Aired on KQED's The California Report magazine, Friday June 5, 2009.

The tiny tree swallow had all but vanished from Southern California a couple of decades ago. Development and agriculture had pushed the iridescent indigo bird out if its natural habitat. But through the passion of one woman and a small band of volunteers in Ventura County, the bird is back.